What we eat has a significant impact on our body’s hormonal balance of testosterone and estrogen in our bodies. More than any other food, soy has long been vilified as an estrogen-boosting food, often cited by men as a reason to not go vegan.
Beer, on the other hand, is stereotypically associated with manliness and virility—liquid testosterone even, if we’re to believe some commercials. [for a vegan guide to alcohol!]
But outside of the Internet hype and advertiser hyperbole, what is the true hormonal impact of what we put in our bodies? (read more + resources)
Every now and again, an article decrying the prevalence of depression among vegans and vegetarians stirs up controversy, most often prompted by the publication of one study or another assessing the impact of diet on mental health.
While sensational headlines like “The Scary Mental Health Risks of Going Meatless” are sure to grab attention and pique the Schadenfreude-driven morbid fascination with taking veganism down a notch, are the studies behind such articles actually the damning evidence of vegan-induced mental unbalance their purported to be? (read more + resources)
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